French 75 Cocktail Recipe | Tayport Distillery

French 75 Cocktail Recipe

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Written by Mary McDougall
French 75 A cocktail born out of WW1, consisting of gin, lemon juice, sugar and champagne. It was...
Bee's Knees Cocktail Recipe | Tayport Distillery

Bee's Knees Cocktail Recipe

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Written by Mary McDougall
The Bee's Knees Cocktail Spring time is approaching and we thought it would be fun to make some ...
Chocolate and Raspberry Martini | Tayport Distillery

Chocolate and Raspberry Martini

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Written by Mary McDougall
Tayport Distillery were thrilled to be featured on Love Your Weekend with Alan Titchmarsh.  Our 1...
Martini Face-off Competition | Tayport Distillery

Martini Face-off Competition

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Written by Mary McDougall
 A week has gone, the leaves have changed and we are reminiscing on last week! On Wednesday 7th O...
Ramos Gin Fizz | Tayport Distillery

Ramos Gin Fizz

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Written by Mary McDougall
Ramos Gin Fizz This cocktail takes us way back to New Orleans in the 1880s, where Henry Charles R...
Vodka Espresso Martini | Tayport Distillery

Vodka Espresso Martini

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Written by Mary McDougall
The Espresso Martini easily takes a place in Mary’s top 3 favourite cocktails! A deliciously crea...
'A forgotten classic' - The Aviation | Tayport Distillery

'A forgotten classic' - The Aviation

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Written by Mary McDougall
The Aviation Cocktail It is no surprise that this cocktail was also a result of the prohibition e...
A Short History of the Strawberry | Tayport Distillery

A Short History of the Strawberry

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Written by Mary McDougall
Do you know the history of the little strawberry? Read on to find out more, or skip to the end for a delicious Sparkling Strawberry Iced Tea!
Exclusively for women, but discovered by men... - The Clover Club | Tayport Distillery

Exclusively for women, but discovered by men... - The Clover Club

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Written by Mary McDougall
The Clover Club has seen just as many bounce backs as flares, and let's be honest - flares have always been fashionable. The Clover Club is one of those cocktails that give your evening a bit of flair and excitement, why not try it with our very own Wild Rose Gin!
Negroni - The Italians response to the Americano! | Tayport Distillery

Negroni - The Italians response to the Americano!

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Written by Mary McDougall
This cocktail dates back to 1919 in Italy when an Italian wanted to reinvent the Americano. The Americano was not as we know it today, unlike its coffee substitute, it was an alcoholic drink the Italian bartenders would make for their American tourists. Try it with our very own Wild Rose Gin!
Move over blackberries, blackcurrants are coming through! - The Bramble | Tayport Distillery

Move over blackberries, blackcurrants are coming through! - The Bramble

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Written by Kecia McDougall

The Bramble is famous across the world and can be found on almost every cocktail menu! It is the making of Dick Bradsell during his time at Fred's Club in Soho. 

It is a beautifully light and citrus cocktail that is very easy to prepare at a drinks reception. Our Wild Rose Gin is enhanced throughout the cocktail as it citrus notes are complimented against the blackcurrant liqueur.

What should I garnish my drink with? | Tayport Distillery

What should I garnish my drink with?

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Written by Mary McDougall

Let’s relive a moment we have all experienced: you have guests over for drinks this evening and you have gone on and on about this fantastic new spirit you discovered at the local market and can not wait for them to try! The moment has come, you are all prepped - reiterating what the nice girl from the market told you about the tasting notes of the gin. But then it hits you, you don’t know what to garnish it with? Do you just chuck in some raspberries? What if they get mushy?  Tayport Distillery gives you some tips here!

The Last Word - A Farewell To Ernest | Tayport Distillery

The Last Word - A Farewell To Ernest

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Written by Mary McDougall
Acquaint yourself with a very old, mostly forgotten class of cocktail, The Last Word cocktail.  Tart but balanced, using our very own Never.25 Apple Eau de Vie!
El Morocco | Tayport Distillery

El Morocco

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Written by Mary McDougall
El Morocco, A cocktail originally from North Africa, was made famous in Manhattan. An Italian immigrant, John Perona, opened a speakeasy during the prohibition era, called El Morroco, and it became one of the most popular establishments of New York, the El Morocco cocktail has made quite a name for itself since then!
The Short History of Ginger Ale | Tayport Distillery

The Short History of Ginger Ale

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Written by Mary McDougall
The Short History of Ginger Ale What is behind one of the worlds most well known mixers? Ginger ale has an extremely diverse and interesting story, from travelling across the Atlantic and becoming a home remedy staple.
Punch à la Romaine | Tayport Distillery

Punch à la Romaine

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Written by Mary McDougall
The Titanic explored the human desire to indulge in food and drink. It has been identified from the wreckage the expansive selection of spirits carried onto the Titanic - vermouth, wine, champagne, brandy and whisky were all on offer. It is noted that during the last dinner on the Titanic, guests were served bountiful amounts of food with Punch à la Romaine as their appetiser. 
Autumn Apples | Tayport Distillery

Autumn Apples

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Written by Mary McDougall
When berries aren't really your thing and you are looking for something that packs a bit more punch, the Autumn Apples Cocktail can help you out there! This is a simple serve that will warm up any windy autumnal day!
The Army and Navy Cocktail | Tayport Distillery

The Army and Navy Cocktail

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Written by Mary McDougall

The Army and Navy cocktail makes use of a well-known syrup - Orgeat.

Deriving from French origins, it was previously known as barley water. It began as a barley oil blended with water to create an emulsion and is now seen in many cocktail bars.  Why not try it out in the Army Navy Cocktail Recipe found here using our very own Never.25 Strawberry Eau de Vie.

Simple Syrups - Creating your own! | Tayport Distillery

Simple Syrups - Creating your own!

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Written by Kecia McDougall
Something we really love about producing our own spirit is being able to play around with different flavour combinations to create tasty cocktails.